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What is wind?

What is wind?

2022-06-3043:58

#138Wind is everywhere, we've all experienced it: soft breezes, strong gusts, cold fronts, warm fronts. But what is wind? What starts it? Where does it come from, and where does it go? And who am I to blow against the wind?Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.How to start a podcast. <- Check this out if you've got a podcast idea you want to make happen!References from this episode Natural Disasters - Patrick L. Abbott https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/whatischemistry/adventures-in-chemistry/experiments/aware-of-the-air.html#:~:text=The%20air%20is%20made%20up,dioxide%2C%20and%20some%20other%20gases https://scijinks.gov/wind/ https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/learn-about/weather/types-of-weather/wind https://www.acs.org/content/dam/acsorg/education/k-8/inquiry-in-action/kindergarten/k-l1.4-bkgd.pdf https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/resources/k-8/inquiryinaction/kindergarten/chapter-1/what-is-wind.html https://www.eia.gov/energyexplained/wind/ Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/And seriously, we love using Transistor. Check it out to be sure your podcast makes a bang.★ Support this podcast ★
Bonus Episode: Question and Response 32In this month's bonus episode, Melissa and Jam respond to comments and questions about CO2 and mosquitos, sand, light scattering, cooking eggs, and more!Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.Want to start your own podcast? Use Transistor and you'll have the best podcast platform available. We use it and we are totally in love with it.Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/★ Support this podcast ★
What is lightning?

What is lightning?

2022-06-1644:45

#137Lightning is something we're all used to. It's always just been an odd part of life. But think for a second, what even is it? It's just electricity, hanging out in the sky?? Why? What causes it? What makes it move from cloud to cloud? Or from cloud to earth? Let's get into this asap.Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.How to start a podcast. <- Check this out if you've got a podcast idea you want to make happen!References from this episode https://www.weather.gov/jetstream/lightning https://www.weather.gov/safety/lightning-science-overview https://www.preprints.org/manuscript/201811.0320/v1/download https://journals.ametsoc.org/view/journals/atsc/58/18/1520-0469_2001_058_2751_ticgcc_2.0.co_2.xml https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1029/JC088iC09p05494 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11214-008-9345-0 https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/article/lightning?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_content=yt20190412-environment-lightning&utm_campaign=editorial&utm_rd=&cmpid=org=ngp::mc=social::src=youtube::cmp=editorial::add=yt20190412-environment-lightning::urid= https://youtu.be/zUNEFefftt8 https://www.compoundchem.com/2018/07/31/thunderstorms/#:~:text=Lightning%20strikes%20split%20diatomic%20oxygen,ionising%20molecules%20in%20the%20air https://www.weather.gov/safety/lightning Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/And seriously, we love using Transistor. Check it out to be sure your podcast makes a bang.★ Support this podcast ★
#136Clouds. So fluffy. So wispy. So mysterious. What are they really? Why do they look white? How do they hold so much water for so long? Why do they float?Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.How to start a podcast. <- Check this out if you've got a podcast idea you want to make happen!References from this episode https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-do-clouds-turn-gray-b https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-do-clouds-float-when/ https://www.usgs.gov/special-topics/water-science-school/science/condensation-and-water-cycle https://www.usgs.gov/special-topics/water-science-school/science/how-much-does-cloud-weigh?qt-science_center_objects=0#qt-science_center_objects https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/k-4/stories/nasa-knows/what-are-clouds-k4.html https://youtu.be/a2GvzsaOncE https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/learn-about/weather/types-of-weather/clouds/why-are-clouds-white#:~:text=But%20in%20a%20cloud%2C%20sunlight,background%20of%20the%20blue%20sky https://www.childrensmuseum.org/blog/why-are-clouds-white Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/And seriously, we love using Transistor. Check it out to be sure your podcast makes a bang.★ Support this podcast ★
Bonus Episode: Question and Response 31In this month's bonus episode, Melissa and Jam respond to comments and questions about shampoo, microplastics, misunderstood chemicals, sports teams, ADHD medications, and more!Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.Want to start your own podcast? Use Transistor and you'll have the best podcast platform available. We use it and we are totally in love with it.Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/★ Support this podcast ★
#135Well guess what, Melissa is a PhD Doctor now! And you know what that means? She gets to tell us more details about the research she did to get her PhD. Listen to hear what Melissa found as she dove deep into the question "Why do people hate organic chemistry?" for the past few years.Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.How to start a podcast. <- Check this out if you've got a podcast idea you want to make happen!References from this episode National Research Council, (2012), Discipline-based education research: Understanding and improving learning in undergraduate science and engineering, The National Academies Press. Graulich N., (2015), The tip of the iceberg in organic chemistry classes: How do students deal with the invisible? Chem. Educ. Res. Pract., 16(1), 9–21. Xu X. and Lewis J. E., (2011), Refinement of a chemistry attitude measure for college students. J. Chem. Educ., 88(5), 561–568. Gibbons R. E. and Raker J. R., (2019), Self-beliefs in organic chemistry: Evaluation of a reciprocal causation, cross-lagged model. J. Res. Sci. Teach., 56(5), 598–618. Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/And seriously, we love using Transistor. Check it out to be sure your podcast makes a bang.★ Support this podcast ★
#134Well newsflash, the brain is complicated. And a surprising amount of what's going on in our brains is chemistry. But what about ADHD? What's happening in the chemistry of someone's brain who has ADHD, and then what happens when ADHD medication is introduced? Let's find the heck out! Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.How to start a podcast. <- Check this out if you've got a podcast idea you want to make happen!References from this episode https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3666194/ https://youtu.be/MeJRBsghMt8 https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/molecule-of-the-week/archive/a/amphetamine.html https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0149763417308072 Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/And seriously, we love using Transistor. Check it out to be sure your podcast makes a bang.★ Support this podcast ★
Bonus Episode: Question and Response 30In this month's bonus episode, Melissa and Jam respond to comments and questions about lobsters, crying, lightning, colored fire, and more!Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.Want to start your own podcast? Use Transistor and you'll have the best podcast platform available. We use it and we are totally in love with it.Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/★ Support this podcast ★
#133Have you ever wondered what tears are? If not, is it because you think you already know? Chances are, you don't actually know what tears are! It's probably more complex than you'd expect. Grab some tissues, let's get into it!Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.How to start a podcast. <- Check this out if you've got a podcast idea you want to make happen!References from this episode https://cen.acs.org/articles/89/i2/Sad-Tears-Carry-Chemical-Signals.html https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6060216/ https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/pr0497576 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5898890/ https://journals-sagepub-com.libproxy.library.unt.edu/doi/10.1177/147470490900700302 https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/7294117/ https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=iJ5r8SQ4NRUC&oi=fnd&pg=PA19&dq=emotional+tears+vs.+irritant+tear&ots=DEM0UZQ6iA&sig=T6CAwGAXSIJPMyIjnpJ9502QaIw#v=onepage&q=emotional%20tears%20vs.%20irritant%20tear&f=false Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/And seriously, we love using Transistor. Check it out to be sure your podcast makes a bang.★ Support this podcast ★
#132When you think of lobsters, you probably always imagine them being red. But they're only actually red after they die, or more specifically, after we cook them. Why? Is it because being cooked is really embarrassing? That's what I thought too but the real explanation is more complicated and very chemical. Let's find out.Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.How to start a podcast. <- Check this out if you've got a podcast idea you want to make happen!References from this episode https://ocean.si.edu/ocean-life/invertebrates/rainbow-colorful-lobsters#:~:text=But%20when%20a%20lobster%20is,in%20the%20Northeastern%20U.S.%20ocean. https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/pressroom/newsreleases/2013/august/the-chemistry-behind-lobster-color-and-shell-disease-new-acs-vid.html http://news.neaq.org/2013/08/the-colorful-chemistry-of-lobster-shells.html https://www.nature.com/articles/news050214-4#:~:text=When%20a%20lobster%20is%20boiled,lobster%20its%20freshly%2Dcooked%20colour. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/jp401873k https://www.pnas.org/doi/10.1073/pnas.152088999 https://www.pnas.org/doi/pdf/10.1073/pnas.152088999 https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja045049%2B Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/And seriously, we love using Transistor. Check it out to be sure your podcast makes a bang.★ Support this podcast ★
Bonus Episode: Question and Response 29In this month's bonus episode, Melissa and Jam respond to comments and questions about soda bubbles, mentos, raisins, sunscreen, and more!Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.Want to start your own podcast? Use Transistor and you'll have the best podcast platform available. We use it and we are totally in love with it.Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/★ Support this podcast ★
#131We've all shaken up a carbonated drink, either accidentally or on purpose, so we all know what happens. But why? Why does simply shaking it agitate the carbonation so much? And why do shaken sodas overflow the can so much? Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.How to start a podcast. <- Check this out if you've got a podcast idea you want to make happen!References from this episode http://scienceline.ucsb.edu/getkey.php?key=2210#:~:text=The%20carbonation%20is%20due%20to,the%20drink%20to%20go%20flat. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-does-a-shaken-soda-fi/ https://van.physics.illinois.edu/qa/listing.php?id=623&t=soda-explosions! Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/And seriously, we love using Transistor. Check it out to be sure your podcast makes a bang.★ Support this podcast ★
Bonus Episode: Question and Response 28In this month's bonus episode, Melissa and Jam respond to comments and questions about greek myth analogies, hydrogen peroxide, benzoyl peroxide, alkaline water, coffee, sitcoms, and more!Referenceshttps://academic.oup.com/plphys/article/119/4/1251/6096311?login=trueLike the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.Want to start your own podcast? Use Transistor and you'll have the best podcast platform available. We use it and we are totally in love with it.Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/★ Support this podcast ★
#130For many people, hydrogen peroxide has been an essential first aid tool. Should it be? And before we answer that question, what even is hydrogen peroxide? How does it work? Why does it bubble? How does it clean wounds?Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.How to start a podcast. <- Check this out if you've got a podcast idea you want to make happen!References from this episode https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5768111/#B8 https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsami.7b03296 https://www.nature.com/articles/nature08119 https://link.springer.com/article/10.2165/00139709-200423010-00006 https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/10755530360623383 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/12218961_Hydrogen_peroxide_in_the_human_body https://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/chemicals/organic/organic_peroxide.html https://pdb101.rcsb.org/motm/57 https://academic.oup.com/plphys/article/119/4/1251/6096311?login=true Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/And seriously, we love using Transistor. Check it out to be sure your podcast makes a bang.★ Support this podcast ★
#129Are you sitting down? Because we've got some news for you. Those blue jeans you own, they weren't actually dyed blue. They were dyed YELLOW. That doesn't make any sense right? Well it might, if you listen to this episode. Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.How to start a podcast. <- Check this out if you've got a podcast idea you want to make happen!References from this episode https://cen.acs.org/articles/89/i43/Blue-Jeans.html?utm_source=YMAL&utm_medium=YMAL&utm_campaign=CEN&utm_content=pos3 https://youtu.be/kiMBFKwnxzI Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/And seriously, we love using Transistor. Check it out to be sure your podcast makes a bang.★ Support this podcast ★
Bonus Episode: Question and Response 27In this month's bonus episode, Melissa and Jam respond to comments and questions about stretching molecules, stigmas around organic chemistry, drinking higher pH (alkaline) water, cool chemistry jobs, and more!Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.Want to start your own podcast? Use Transistor and you'll have the best podcast platform available. We use it and we are totally in love with it.Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/★ Support this podcast ★
Why do Pop Rocks pop?

Why do Pop Rocks pop?

2022-02-0333:43

#128If you know what pop rocks are, then this episode will answer one of the greatest mysteries of your childhood. And if you've never heard of pop rocks, then you'll still be just as fascinated to hear how they work. How do those little candies seem to pop in your mouth? And how are they not dangerous? Why aren't they already popping in the bag? Or can they pop under any other circumstances? Let's find out!Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.How to start a podcast. <- Check this out if you've got a podcast idea you want to make happen!References from this episode https://www.pop-rocks.com/f-a-q/ https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/education/outreach/celebrating-chemistry-editions/2021-ncw/pop-rocks.html#:~:text=Pop%20Rocks%C2%AE%20are%20sugar,leaves%20behind%20the%20sugar%20molecules. Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/And seriously, we love using Transistor. Check it out to be sure your podcast makes a bang.★ Support this podcast ★
#127If you've ever had acne, you've probably tried some creams or washes with "benzoyl peroxide" somewhere on the label. How is it that this specific ingredient is helpful for fighting acne? What is happening at the molecular level when we apply some benzoyl peroxide to our acne? Let's find out!Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.How to start a podcast. <- Check this out if you've got a podcast idea you want to make happen!References from this episode https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3791156/ https://www.jaad.org/article/S0190-9622(81)70004-5/pdf https://youtu.be/_Mlv2Q_HiM0 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK537220/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21076800/ https://www-sciencedirect-com.libproxy.library.unt.edu/topics/neuroscience/benzoyl-peroxide https://www.acs.org/content/dam/acsorg/education/resources/highschool/chemmatters/issues/2016-2017/December%202016/chemmatters-dec2016-acne.pdf https://youtu.be/KrMbwDil1hc https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC171487/pdf/aac00071-0086.pdf https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5697687/#jde13996-bib-0006 https://youtu.be/IyxTc0iZ6V8?t=1066s https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5697687/#jde13996-bib-0006 Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/And seriously, we love using Transistor. Check it out to be sure your podcast makes a bang.★ Support this podcast ★
Bonus Episode: Question and Response 26In this month's bonus episode, Melissa and Jam respond to comments and questions about fluoride, decaf coffee, dissolving gasses, careers in chemistry, witnessing moments from history, and more!Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.Want to start your own podcast? Use Transistor and you'll have the best podcast platform available. We use it and we are totally in love with it.Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/★ Support this podcast ★
#126Coffee Part 3! So we all know coffee has caffeine in it. But what if you want your coffee... without the caffeine? Is that as impossible as wanting to have your cake and eat it too? Thankfully no, we all know decaffeinated coffee exists. But how in the actual HECK do they get the caffeine out? Well, there's multiple ways and they are all fascinating. Check it out.Like the show? Buy us a coffee to help keep our show going AND free.How to start a podcast. <- Check this out if you've got a podcast idea you want to make happen!References from this episode http://bibliotecadigital.uns.edu.ar/pdf/laar/v40n3/v40n3a12.pdf https://www.compoundchem.com/2018/09/26/coffee-decaffeination/ https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kulathooran_Ramalakshmi/publication/12783410_Caffeine_in_Coffee_Its_Removal_Why_and_How/links/55011f840cf2d61f8211e411.pdf Find us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook @ChemForYourLife.Email us at chemforyourlife@gmail.comAnd check out our chill, simple little website at https://chemforyourlife.transistor.fm/And seriously, we love using Transistor. Check it out to be sure your podcast makes a bang.★ Support this podcast ★
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shirin sh

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